April 30, 2007


A special meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, April 30, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers in City Hall.Mayor Johnson presided.


Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, Bruce Johnson, Hollis McKeag, James Myers, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:




Fiscal Services Director David Keenan presented an overview of the Cable Communications Fund.Judy Kuehl, Midland, thanked City Council for their consideration of the Cable Communications Fund and spoke in support of the MCTV service.Linda Malekadeli, 3108 Sweetbrier, spoke in support of MCTV and commented on all that the Friends of MCTV are working on to help raise money and continue the MCTV services as it currently exists.


Planning and Community Development Director Keith Baker spoke regarding senior housing budget issues.


Geographic Information Systems Manager Tony Foisy presented a report and budget information on the Cityís Geographic Information System Fund.


Director of Public Services Martin McGuire outlined the operational changes in the proposed Currie Golf Course Fund.


Utilities Director Noel Bush presented operational and capital highlights from the Water and Wastewater Funds.



Assistant City Manager Jack Duso presented a request from the Michigan District Optimist Organization to conduct a Cancer Walk on May 5, 2007.The following resolution was then offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Adams:


RESOLVED, that the request from the Michigan District Optimist Organization to hold a One Mile Walk on Saturday, May 5, 2007, beginning at 4:30 p.m., utilizing the public right-of-way, is hereby approved subject to the following conditions:


RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Administrative Staff is hereby authorized to approve future requests if conducted in substantially the same manner.(Motion ADOPTED.)


Being no further business the meeting adjourned at 9:38 p.m.


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